El Mirador and Crater Azul from Flores 2d/1n
Visit El Mirador Archeological Site by helicopter and add to that experience a splendid natural beauty of Crater Azul! El Mirador is a Late Pre-classic Maya city located in the Mirador Basin, Petén, Guatemala, dating from 600 BC and was partially abandoned around year 150 AD. On day 2 we will visit Cráter Azul; it is one of the water sources of the Rio La Pasión, in the municipality of Sayaxche, in the department of Petén. The natural sources of this place are navy blue or turquoise, and due to its crystalline water, you can see all the underwater garden that is at its bottom.
$ 548.60 pp
Minimum 2 pax
Maximum 5 pax
OPERATIVE DAYS Mon–Sun
DAY 1: Tour will start with a flight by helicopter at 8:30 am from Mundo Maya International Airport, you must be there at 7:30 am. We will arrive at El Mirador at 9:14 and start the guided tour, with a walk of 4 - 5 hours around the archeological site, and visit the Great Pyramid of La Danta, also known as the Great Pyramid of Guatemala or the Great Pyramid of Petén. It is an architectural work of the Mesoamerican Preclassic Period corresponding to the Mayan civilization. It is the tallest pyramid discovered in Mesoamerica.
It is believed that the beginnings of this construction can be traced back to 300 a. C. The word "danta" means tapir: the largest animal that populated the jungle. Like the entire old city, this huge structure lies hidden in the jungle. At midday, you will be provided a lunch box and we will later fly back to Flores, at 3:30 pm, arriving at 4:14 pm. Later, our shuttle will be waiting for you to take you to the Casona de la Isla Hotel.
DAY 2: Breakfast at the Casona de la Isla Hotel, later at 8:00 am transfer to Cráter Azul. It is one of the water sources of the Rio La Pasión, in the municipality of Sayaxche, in the department of Petén. The natural sources of this place are navy blue or turquoise, and due to its crystalline water, you can see all the underwater garden that is at its bottom. Return at 4:30 pm to Flores Petén and shuttle to the Mundo Maya Airport or Isla de Flores.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
♦ Helicopter Round Trip Mundo Maya Airport - El Mirador - Mundo Maya Airport
♦ Box Lunch at el Mirador
♦ Overnight in a double room, Casona de la Isla Hotel
♦ Breakfast day 2
♦ Crater Azul Tour + Boat
♦ Box Lunch at el Mirador
♦ Shuttle Mundo Maya Airport - Hotel Casona de la Isla - Mundo Maya Airport
♦ Breakfast day 1
♦ A shuttle from Hotel - La Aurora Airport - Hotel
♦ Airport Taxes
♦ Beverages - Alcoholic Drinks
♦ Round trip air ticket Guatemala - Flores - Guatemala